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Join us in Philadelphia on April 24!

Kidney Action Day is coming to Philadelphia on Friday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This fun event has a serious purpose: helping people understand their risk for kidney disease. We’ll have free health screenings, cooking and fitness demos and much more. Help us spread the word!

Blog: 7 Truths About Organ Donation

Just one person has the power to save or enhance the lives of more than 50 people through organ, eye and tissue donation.  In his Kidney Today blog post, UNOS Chief Medical Officer clears up some misconceptions about organ donation.

2016 AKF Calendar Cover Art Winner

We’re excited to announce that the young artist who received the greatest number of votes is Kaylee Clabough, 8, from Hartselle, Alabama. Kaylee’s winning drawing, "The Life Saver," received more than 500 votes.

Become a Kidney Health Educator

Are you passionate about preventing kidney disease in your community? Do you enjoy educating those around you on the importance of living a healthy lifestyle? If so, our Kidney Health Educator Program may be for you!

AKF’s 2015-18 Strategic Plan

Our new strategic plan describes our direction for the next four years as we work toward our mission of helping people fight kidney disease and live healthier lives.

Free Nutrition Tracking App for Dialysis Patients

For dialysis patients, getting the right amount of nutrients and limiting daily fluid intake is critical. AKF has partnered with Sanofi Renal to bring a free app for iPhone and iPad, Kidney APPetite, to dialysis patients, nephrologists and renal dietitians.


AKF and AMT Pair Up to Fight Kidney Disease

The American Kidney Fund (AKF) and American Medical Technologists (AMT) have formed a dynamic partnership to increase awareness of chronic kidney disease, a common and often preventable condition affecting 31 million Americans.

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